THE VALLEY ISLE
Maui is renowned worldwide for many things: its beauty, its weather, its history, and its never-ending supply of pristine beaches, waterfalls, tours, landmarks, snorkeling – just to name a few.
Maui No Ka ‘Oi
Maui has been voted many times, one of the best islands in the world….so relax and enjoy all that Maui has to offer….the warm sun, awe inspiring beaches and snorkeling , colorful rainbows, and amazing sunsets to name a few.
Maui is No Ka ‘Oi which means Maui is the best and it is true!
Maui is renowned worldwide for its beauty, its weather, its history, and its never-ending supply of pristine beaches, waterfalls, tours and landmarks. Each season brings its own highlights and beauty to Maui.
Kihei provides many local coffee shops, restaurants, fresh baked cinnamon rolls, grocery stores, restaurants, liquor store, hair and nail salons, massages, tickets to events (Boss Frogs), art galleries, souvenirs, and much more all with in walking distance of our condos.
Hawaii Standard Time (HST) 2 hours behind the west coast and 3 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time. (Hawaii does not change their times)
The average temperature is anywhere between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. It is generally drier on the western side or leeward side and wetter on the eastern or windward side. Temperatures in Upcountry are typically 8-10 degrees cooler than the coast lines. On the summit of Haleakala, Maui’s highest point, you can expect temperatures in the 40’s or lower. The lush Iao Valley State Park and the scenic road to Hana are on the wetter windward side.
Kihei Alii Kai – South Kihei, is the drier side of the island.
- The Humpback whales start arriving in November and stay through March.
- The biggest North Shore waves also show up in winter, whereas kite boarders and windsurfers enjoy the windy late summer months.
- Jacaranda trees shower upcountry with lilac color blossoms in the spring.
- The spectacular beaches of Kihei and all along the western side are generally drier.
- The lush IAO Valley and the scenic road to Hana are on the wetter windward side.
- In the winter months Maui is the best place to watch whales in the world.
- Maui has more than 80 incredible beaches to explore with a combined shoreline that spans 120 miles.
- Haleakala National Park is a must see for amazing sunrises and sunsets at over 9700 feet at the crater.
- Road to Hana is a scenic drive to remember with its 600 curves and over 50 bridges.
- Lahaina, is a lively gathering place for dining , shopping, and entertainment. In the mid 1800’s Lahaina was a thriving whaling port.
- Makawao is paniolo (cowboy) country with unique shops and restaurants.
Paia is an easy beach town garnished by old store fronts and country vibes. Stop in at Charlie’s Bar and you may run into Willie Nelson.
- Friday night street fairs are fun with local food, food trucks and local entertainment.